Corrosion-Resistant and Low-Maintenance
ClearShield Glass at Seatrade 2007
as seawater deposits, weathering and engine
exhaust all contribute to the corrosion,
staining and discolouring of marine glass,
making cleaning difficult and time-consuming...
protected glass stays looking like new,
resulting in increased visibility and safety,
plus improved passenger comfort and satisfaction.
There are also environmental benefits and cost
savings through reduced cleaning, water
consumption and chemicals.
In its first time
at the Miami Cruise Shipping Convention, Ritec
will be promoting its ClearShield System, a
guaranteed solution for renovating, protecting
and maintaining new and existing marine glass.
Visitors to the stand can come and see
ClearShield in action in video presentations and
watch live demonstrations on glass in a model of
a cruise ship balcony.
be used to treat interior and exterior marine
glass on any scale and at any stage in the life
of the glass, as long as the glass surface is
not damaged beyond the point of no return. Its
advanced polymeric resin formula bonds to the
glass surface, providing a durable and totally
transparent barrier, which is chemically inert,
non-hazardous, UV stable and won't peel, crack
or flake. Just like non-stick cookware,
ClearShield protected glass is applied to new
glass to make it corrosion-resistant and low-maintenance.
As a cure for installed glass already
contaminated and stained ClearShield is applied
Business Development and Project Manager of
Ritec International Marine Services, comments: 'When
applied in-situ to new glass at the construction
stage, we offer extra services that include:
removal of glue residue from glass protective
film, removal of paint or other types of
contamination, and final quality control of
glass surfaces including detection of scratching
or other damage.'
Stefan added, 'The
ClearShield System is a tried and tested product
that delivers considerable commercial benefits
and we're anticipating a very positive response
from the many cruise line owners and operators
who visit the Show.'
International Marine Services has more than 25
years experience in the marine sector and its
specialist team has treated glass on a wide
variety of vessels, including cruise liners in
the Princess Cruises fleet, one of the world's
premier cruise lines. Indeed, the team has
recently been awarded a contract to treat all
exterior glass during the construction of three
brand new Princess Cruises liners, including
windshields, sliding doors and balconies.
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
March 12-15, 2007